Interviews

Why Ethiopian airline is a success story in Africa—Hailu

Esayas Woldemariam Hailu, Managing Director, Ethiopian airline International services  Esayas Woldemariam Hailu, Managing Director, Ethiopian airline (ET) International services, in this interview conducted at the airline’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, by a host of journalists from Nigeria, including The Travelport publisher, Sade Williams, says corporate governance, prudence and commitment to long term plan, among other factors, have helped in placing ...

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Aviation Achievements Under President Buhari Is Unprecedented –Sirika

Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State, Aviation The Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi Sirika in this interview, takes a look at how the Nigerian aviation industry has fared in almost four years of President Muhammadu Buhari. He said that the construction and commissioning of new terminals, acquisition of navigational aids and the recent payment of gratuities and pensions of ...

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RTCE status has exposed NCAT’s training capabilities to the world— Abdulsalam

Capt. Muhammed Abdulsalam, Rector Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), in this interview with aviation correspondents shortly after a training session, he speaks on new equipment being expected by the institution and Government’s approval of N300m to renovate and build more hostels, among other matters. Excerpts: Captain AbdulSalam Muhammed, Rector, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria Trainer aircraft acquisition On ...

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Onyema: We’ve commenced integration with foreign airlines ahead our Int’l operations in November

    Barr. Allen Onyema is the Chairman/CEO, Air Peace Ltd. In this interview, he speaks on the company’ preparations to venture into international operations, how the industry has fared, intrigues on how he was stopped from starting operations at MMA2 and how  government can improve the sector, among others. Excerpts: The delivery of your first B777 was done in ...

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Nigeria Air: FG must follow due process from start to finish-Galadima, NAAPE president

Abednego Galadima, NAAPE President   The newly elected president of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), Comrade Abednego Galadima at the recent “Unveiling NAAPE Compendium of 50 Outstanding Nigerian Aircraft Pilots and Engineers” In Lagos bares his mind on the newly unveiled Nigerian Air and the benefits it brings. Galadima spoke on other initiatives he is trying ...

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